Seasonal

5 Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Garden

Spring may be one of the most beautiful times of the year, but it’s also when your garden needs most of your attention. Use these techniques to ensure you have a strong and healthy garden in the months to come. 1. Prepare the soil Before you plant anything, you’re going to need to test the […] Learn More »


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March Lawn & Garden To-Do List

March marks the arrival of spring, but depending on where you live, freezing weather can persist well past the official start of spring. Read more to find out how to get your lawn and garden ready for the upcoming growing season.

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How to Protect Your Home During Extreme Cold Weather

Extreme cold weather — brrr! — can be hard on your home. Follow these tips when freezing weather, snow and ice hit your area.

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Newly planted spring vegetable garden.

How to Determine Spring Planting Time for Your Garden

Determining when to plant in the spring can be harder than predicting the ups and downs of the stock market. Part science and part superstition, deciding when to plant is the biggest decision of the year if you farm for a living.

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When Hummingbirds are Migrating to Your Area

The arrival of the hummingbirds is one of the highlights of spring. Most years, they surprise me, zipping around the yard before I’ve even thought about hanging out my feeder. As spring moves northward, so do the birds, following the above freezing temperatures and spring blooms. Here are some resources and a handy chart to help you get ready for hummingbirds in your yard.

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How to Get an Early Start on Your Spring Garden

Can’t wait to get to garden this spring? Here are a few secrets for getting a successful head start!

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February Home Maintenance To-Do List

Spring is around the corner, but winter’s not over yet. This month’s to-do list focuses mainly on the kitchen, with chores designed to clean your cabinets, stove, and range hood after a busy holiday season of cooking and entertaining.

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9 Berries to Brighten Up Your Winter Garden

In the winter, gardeners have to be creative to bring color and texture to an otherwise bleak landscape. One of the best ways to do this is by planting shrubs that produce winter berries. Not only will you get the bright berries themselves, but your shrubs will soon be decorated with a host of colorful, feasting birds.

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